100% of 10 votes say it's Celiac friendly

121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033 Directions

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Knowledgeable staff. I have eaten here many times and have only had one time when they mixed up the order. I double checked before eating it and they quickly redid the order.

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They offer a gluten free menu and the waiters are usually pretty understanding when you order gluten-free. I’ve never had an issue. However, I’m not sure it would be entirely celiac safe as I’m sure there’s some cross contamination happening in their kitchen .

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Have never gotten glutened at any Cactus location when ordering from their GF menu.

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  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu

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  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Restaurant

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This place is the best!!! All the waiters are very knowledgeable and they have a gf menu! Although their chips are not gf the have corn tortillas you can dip in guacamole and salsa and they are amazing!!!

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My go to place in the Seattle area. The one is Kirkland is way better than the one in Bellevue, fyi. They will bring you fresh sliced veggies for your quac. And the tortilla soup is out of this world!!!

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This was incredible. The service was great, speedy food, great quality and absolutely delicious with a fair amount of options. We were thrilled and no reactions made this extra great. I intend to return.

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what an awesome find.

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Amazing staff. Good gluten free menu. The brisket tacos are good. The grilled jalapeños are worth the trip from anywhere, but be aware they are HOT. This place is a ways from home, but I will be back.

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Special gluten free menu and ask if celiac or not. Highly recommend!

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Love Cactus. Their corn tortillas are the best every. Lots of option on the gluten free menu and staff is very knowledgeable. Don't be afraid to ask about items on the fresh sheet. My faves are the brisket tacos dinner and steak salad. Highly recommend!

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Wow, amazing food!!! I highly recommend Cactus! Our server was fantastic and very friendly. The food was delicious!!!

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Excellent variety of food and drinks on the gluten free menu! The fajitas and margaritas are great! A little disappointing there are no gluten free chips, but the corn tortillas they give you instead are delicious. I have celiac & was comfortable eating there.

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Stopped in for lunch and very pleased. Full GF menu, knowledgeable wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. Food was delicious. Will be back with the family for supper.

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Fajitas are yummy! I wish the chips were gf, but I love that they have a gf menu too! We go here often!

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Very extensive - and delicious gluten free menu. Our server also warned me about the tortilla chips and brought me some non-fried corn tortillas, Very nice touch!

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Wonderful, Gluten free menu. *Note: chips are fried in a shared kitchen fryer; thus, steer clear of chips to avoid cross contamination with gluten.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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The restaurant has quite a few options for GF, but there’s simply too much cross contamination. My Nima sensor tested positive on all three “gluten free” entrees. Definitely a spot for gluten sensitive, but not full blown celiacs. I passed on eating of course and waited until I was home.

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Such good food, I had the fajitas. I’m pretty sensitive to cross contamination. And I didn’t get sick. Good size menu to choose from as well.

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Very good food, kind and understanding staff! I was worried about the food being cc but it was fine. My waitress brought me corn tortillas instead of chips!

Not celiac

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Great experience. The food and service was amazing! The wait staff was very sensitive to GF/DF issues and took the time to ensure our food met our needs. Highly recommend!

Celiac

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Have been to Seattle locations but was a little hesitant to try a new location...had a great experience here! Waitress was kind & knowledgeable about gf options, separate gf menu had tons of options. Chips are not gf which is a bummer but I wouldn’t be above bringing my own in and the veggie option is delicious with guac. Will definitely be back!

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Excellent dining experience! I had the chicken fajitas. Delicious! Extensive GF menu, educated staff equals an amazing experience! Would highly recommend this restaurant then next time you’re in Bellevue WA.

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GF menu. They are consistently careful about cross contamination and I've never gotten sick from dining in or takeout! Unfortunately, the chips are fried in the same fryer as everything else, only reason for 4 stars.

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Delicious! They let me bring my own chips! Food was amazing and they were VERY accommodating! Didn’t get sick and I am a sensitive celiac!

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They have a great gluten free menu with a lot of options. Our staff was very knowledgeable, kind and helpful. The tortilla chips are not safe, for chips & salsa, they are done in a shared fryer. They offer some fresh veggies instead if you’d like. Great meal all around (6 of us) and good service.

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They have a gluten free menu, seem very knowledgeable about cross contamination...but here I am, sick as a dog, exactly two hours after eating, which is how it always is. Probably a one-time screw-up, but I have a "one strike, you're out" policy. Food's good, though?

Not celiac

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A whole menu for gluten free and might I add the guacamole is amazing! The tacos are great. I will be coming back here for sure!!!

Celiac

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Love this place! Very accommodating and never been sick. Be aware of tortilla chips, as they are fried in the same fryer.

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Gluten free menu. Service was great, food was delicious. Very knowledgeable about cross contamination and waiter knew to point out that the chips are made in the same fryer as gluten food.

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Just a heads up - although their menu (both online AND in restaurant) says they have GF chips fried in a separate GF dedicated oil, this particular Bellevue location does NOT. I asked for GF menu, prepared to order the Guacamole & Chips - the waiter made sure I knew the chips were GF but they couldn't guarantee no cross contamination because non-GF items are fried in the same oil at THIS location. Otherwise, their GF menu options are great and service is always good here in my experience.

Not celiac

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Staff had a gluten free menu & gave us a free dessert for being out of town. Great staff great food!

Celiac

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Very knowledgeable about celiac and cross contamination! The food was very good. The service was great.

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Staff very knowledgeable, substituted fresh warm corn tortillas for chips due to cross contamination in frying, to enjoy with salsa and guacamole. Food was delicious

Not celiac

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The food was delicious!! They have a really huge gluten-free menu, I was quite impressed! It’s fairly loud inside, but the food was amazing (I got seafood enchiladas) and the drinks were great, too!

Not celiac

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Good service. Gluten Free Menu and separate kitchen area

Not celiac

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Cactus has a gluten free menu. There are quite a few choices as well. I chose the steak fajitas with corn tortillas. It was all delicious and fresh. The decor and the service is ok but food and drinks were great.

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Amazing menu and the staff is so helpful.

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We had an excellent experience at Cactus tonight. The gluten-free menu had plenty of options (although their tortilla chips are not GF - bummer!) I ordered the carnitas tacos, which were excellent. When I ordered, the waiter made sure to ask if I had an allergy or if I was ordering from the GF menu because of a dietary preference. I felt great that my order was taken seriously.

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My son enjoyed his dinner and had no reactions. He had the steak fajitas and said they were delicious. The waiter brought him warm corn tortillas and his own salsa because the chips are warmed in a non-dedicated fryer. He also brought out a complimentary GF Three Milk Cuban Flan for dessert at the end of our meal. My son loved it! We will definitely eat at this location again.

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great selection of GF items. cross contamination is possible, but I am celiac and did not have a problem. only been once but I plan on returning. edit: been back several times with no problem. I don't eat the chips since they are fried with gluten items, but this is a go to place.

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Although the gluten-free menu does not include tortilla chips (darn!), the food was good, fresh, and safe for us.

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Got super sick eating here. Not safe for Celiac

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Not Celiac Friendly! Do not recommend for sensitive folks.

Celiac

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I've been here three times with my Nima and it's been Gluten Free each time. One of my go to restaurants in Bellevue.

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Such a great spot when you crave Mexican! Lots of options. My boyfriend has celiacs and he did not get sick.

Not celiac

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Many options that are gf. Fresh and flavorful dishes. A favorite for our gf family. Brunch is also delicious.

Celiac

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After eating at the Alki Beach Cactus multiple times, I had a work lunch at the Bellevue location. Just as previously, at the other location, I was not disappointed. The grilled portobello–vegetable escabeche was delicious, the staff very knowledgeable, and the portion sizes very generous. I appreciated that the waitress asked whether I had celiac disease when I told her I had to eat gluten-free, and that she assured me that she would make a note stating that my food had to be prepared separately. The atmosphere was also very pleasant. I highly recommend this place for celiacs and non-celiacs alike!

Not celiac

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Great service, fun atmosphere, and they know there gluten free and don't act weird when asked about the food. They heard we were visiting and brought a GF comp desert super yummy.

Celiac

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I wanted to love this place-but they made me (celiac) sick. They were knowledgeable, subbed chips for corn tortillas, but I think in the lunch rush something got contaminated.

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they have a gluten free menu. fantastic! chips are fried in same fryer but server offered tortillas instead. got enchilada. great,knowledgeable service.

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Great service and was quick to find out if our daughter was gluten intolerant or celiac. Pointed out immediately she couldn't have the chips. But offered us lots of choices and made sure everything was perfect. The food was amazing and we found several GF items we all loved!

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very nice and friendly! they will do what they can for you and are very careful of cross contamination.

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They have a gluten free menu and wait staff is knowledgeable. I am celiac and have eaten there many times. Chips are not gluten free but they offer tasty corn tortillas. I usually get their chicken fajitas.

Celiac

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Not just incapable of proving safe food- but incapable of owning their mistake. Will not eat there again. If I could give negative stars I would. I asked for gluten free tacos and the waitress assured me the food would be gluten free. When I was eating I felt a crunch and called the waitress over - she told me it was breaded and that she had put gluten free on the ticket. On my way to the bathroom I heard her telling the manager I hadn't told them I was celiac.

Not celiac

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I had the best experience at cactus. We were first greeted with this waitress who was very excited to tell me about the restaurant about the gluten free menu when I mentioned that it was our first time there and that I had a gluten intolerance. I asked her what she would suggest and she said the brisket tacos which were fantastic. When we asked for the check she came back with a flan on the house just because it was our first time there! What made it even better was that she knew we were from out of town and that it wasn't very likely we will be back anytime soon. I was impressed and if I fly back to Seattle I will most definitely be back!!

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Excellent food and large portions for the price ($$ price range). The staff was extremely knowledgable about gluten free foods and celiac disease. This is always very important to me, as a lot of restaurants don't understand the importance of avoiding gluten and cross-contimination. I was told that the majority of items on the menu were either already gluten free or could be modified to be gluten free. Besides this large variety of delicious foods, I was excited to hear that there were also 3 gluten free dessert options. I ended up ordering the Fajitas with portobello mushrooms and vegetables. For dessert, I had the Tres Leches Flan. I definitely recommend this place. The service is excellent, the staff is knowledgable, the food is great, the location beautiful (you can see the water from the window), and there is a variety of gluten free options (including a good amount of vegetarian meals).

Not celiac

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Fabulous food and drinks - all servers are conscious of gluten free!

Celiac

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Love this place! They totally understand celiac. They have a gluten free menu and very knowledgable staff. They understand cross contamination. Delicious food! Only downside-their tortilla chips are not gluten safe (no dedicated fryer) but they are quick to mention that.

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Two dinners. Both servers very knowledgeable about GF and warned us about the chips. Delicious.

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Gf menu for easy ordering. Don't eat the chips if you need a dedicated fryer. I had the tortilla soup and it was very good.

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Delicious food. Love their homemade corn tortillas. The chips are fried in a shared fryer. A little pricy but worth the quality of food

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The list their chips as GF with a disclaimer that they're deep fried with flour containing products. It's a huge red CC flag to me. Otherwise the food was great and you should definitely go for a drink!

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Mexican & Southwest cuisine. SO good!

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